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What Do You Listen To? | Your Questions, Day 4 of 30

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Do you prefer silence or sounds when you write? Music? Does it change based on genre? Lately I have been writing in silence, though when I wrote Classic Alice I had music constantly playing. I’m not sure if it helps or not anymore! I USED to always want something on the background; I don’t know […]

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Would You Do a Self Tape Challenge? | Your Questions, Day 3 of 30

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Would you ever do a self tape challenge, where you put yourself on tape every day for 30 days? YES. This is definitely in the pipes for 2020; I think it’s a great way to stay fresh. It’s also a LOT of work, so I think I’ll lock those up for my Patrons at Welcome […]

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The Thread in My Writing | Your Questions, Day 2 of 30

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What is the thread that connects all of your writing? What makes it uniquely you? Do you think others pick up on it? I think my biggest strengths are natural dialogue, so I think that connects everything I’ve done so far pretty tightly. I also have a strong voice when I paint the scene. But […]

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What do you like to act in? to read? to write? | Your Questions, Day 1 of 30

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Over the last year of running this blog, I have been lucky enough to field questions from my readers (hi, thank you, gross) and I really love doing it. I know I tend to be more comfortable answering things one on one but I also know that I get repeat questions and sometimes it’s just […]

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November Update + December Party!

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This post is locked to Patrons only. If you want to join us for our December live chat, which is open to ALL patrons of ANY tier, please visit www.katehackett.com/patronage FIRST. This is important: Please fill this out ASAP so I can find the least bad time for the most people. http://whenisgood.net/xk2yq2a. We’ll do a […]

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Table Read – Airdrop

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This post is locked to Patrons and includes a first read of my new short, “Airdrop”. It is a horror film and I’ve included the draft of the script below so you can follow along! airdrop Share this: Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens […]

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#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – Productivity for Artists

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Hello! Welcome back to another Female Filmmaker Friday where we talk about The Industry. My name is Kate Hackett and I’m an actor/writer/producer here in LA. If you are new, please subscribe & consider becoming a patron! Today’s topic is actually a question FROM a patron, so thank you George, for asking how I get […]

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#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – Auditioning tips, tricks, and “solutions”

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Hello! Welcome back to another Female Filmmaker Friday where we talk about The Industry. My name is Kate Hackett and I’m an actor/writer/producer here in LA. If you are new, please subscribe & consider becoming a patron! Today I want to chat about auditioning. This is going to focus more on how to wrangle nerves […]

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#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – Get a Life!

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Hello! Welcome back to another Female Filmmaker Friday where we talk about The Industry. My name is Kate Hackett and I’m an actor/writer/producer here in LA. If you are new, please subscribe & consider becoming a patron! Today we’re going to talk about having a life BEYOND your creative endeavor, which I think is probably […]

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#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – All About Headshots!

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Hello! Welcome back to another Female Filmmaker Friday where we talk about The Industry. My name is Kate Hackett and I’m an actor/writer/producer here in LA. If you are new, please subscribe & consider becoming a patron! Today’s chat is for our actors — all about headshots. I’m going to be totally honest here. I […]